Cone worm Pectinaria granulata (ex sand grain tube), copyright Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

Belongs within: Annelida.
Contains: Ampharetidae, Pectinariidae, Terebellidae.

The Terebelliformia are a group of marine annelids characterised by the possession of multiple grooved palps.

<==Terebelliformia [Terebellomorpha]
    |  `--+--TrichobranchidaeSS07
    |     |    |--TerebellidesSS07
    |     |    |    |--T. stroemi Sars 1835SS07
    |     |    |    `--T. woolawa Hutchings & Peart 2000HG14
    |     |    `--Artacamella tribranchiata Hutchings & Peart 2000RP07
    |     `--AlvinellidaeSS07
    |          |--Alvinella pompejanaSP11
    |          `--ParalvinellaPE16
    |               |--P. grasslei Desbruyères & Laubier 1982RP07
    |               |--P. hessleri Desbruyères & Laubier 1989SS07
    |               `--P. palmiformis Desbruyères & Laubier 1986RP07

*Type species of generic name indicated


[HG14] Hutchings, P., C. Glasby, M. Capa & A. Sampey. 2014. Kimberley marine biota. Historical data: polychaetes (Annelida). Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 84: 133–159.

[PE16] Parry, L. A., G. D. Edgecombe, D. Eibye-Jacobsen & J. Vinther. 2016. The impact of fossil data on annelid phylogeny inferred from discrete morphological characters. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B—Biological Sciences 283: 20161378.

[RP07] Rousset, V., F. Pleijel, G. W. Rouse, C. Erséus & M. E. Siddall. 2007. A molecular phylogeny of annelids. Cladistics 23: 41–63.

[SP11] Struck, T. H., C. Paul, N. Hill, S. Hartmann, C. Hösel, M. Kube, B. Lieb, A. Meyer, R. Tiedemann, G. Purschke & C. Bleidorn. 2011. Phylogenomic analyses unravel annelid evolution. Nature 471: 95–98.

[SS07] Struck, T. H., N. Schutt, T. Kusen, E. Hickman, C. Bleidorn, D. McHugh & K. M. Halanych. 2007. Annelid phylogeny and the status of Sipuncula and Echiura. BMC Evolutionary Biology 7: 57.

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